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Riverheads defeats Stonewall Jackson, 59-7

Generals lose fifth game
Posted 2017-10-05 By LARRY BEAZLEY

Riverheads scored 35 points in the first period Friday night, then coasted to a 59-7 win over Stonewall Jackson.

It was the fifth loss for Stonewall Jackson in as many games.

The Gladiators put up 14 more points before intermission to lead 49-0.

Stonewall Jackson got on the scoreboard in the third period when Austin Ritchie connected with William McCourt for a 60-yard touchdown. McCourt kicked the extra point.

But, Riverheads would add 10 more points to its total before the final period. Neither team scored in the final quarter.

Stonewall Jackson quarterback Brendan Hoover completed four of six passes, but picked up just 12 yards, and two of those passes were intercepted. Ritchie passed twice, completing both for 65 yards and a TD. Running back Logan Patton carried 8 times for 62 yards and had four tackles on defense.